Succession planning is the process of preparing for a change in staff or board leadership with the intent of assuring an organization’s sustainability through such a transition. Organization development consultant Paula Manley gives an overview of succession planning and describes techniques that you could use to pave the way for leadership succession at your organization.
Paula Manley consults nationally with nonprofit groups on executive leadership transitions,board and staff leadership development, participatory strategic planning, program evaluation, cultural competency and team building. Her history with independent media spans filmmaking, media education, media arts center management and communications policy work. Paula also co-facilitates the NAMAC Leadership Institute.
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